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Bikes, bicycling, and road safety.

April 27, 2012
by julie
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Physics, the Law & Tragedy

Another cyclist fatality is in the news, this time in the suburbs, where a 17-year-old was hit by a car when leaving church. As usual, the news coverage has been very conscientious about making sure we know the helmet status … Continue reading

January 7, 2012
by julie

A Bike Route on Snelling Avenue?

Shouts out to @reubencollins on ze Twitter for tweeting this article about people looking to have the resurfacing project on Snelling Avenue in St. Paul include bike lanes. This is a reasonably good article, with some gaps. The main gap … Continue reading

August 27, 2011
by julie

Bicycling in Minneapolis: A Slightly Contrarian View

So, there’s been a bunch of buzz about Minneapolis and bicycles lately. Grist is all a-flutter about Minneapolis as a bicycle town. There’s the kerfuffle about the Minneapolis bicycle coordinator hiring, as evidenced in this Star-Tribune story (and the Minneapolis … Continue reading

June 9, 2011
by julie

Good Question on WCCO – What Are Minnesota’s Bike Laws?

Last night’s Good Question on WCCO was about bicycle law. I and a member of the Minneapolis Bicycle Ambassadors spoke to WCCO on the topic. The coverage is pretty reasonable (although they did spell my name wrong online, ooga booga). … Continue reading

June 8, 2011
by julie
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WCCO To Cover Bicycle Safety

Tonight’s Good Question with Jason Derusha on WCCO News at 10 will be on the subject of bicycle safety, specifically the laws for bicycle-car interaction. I will be a part of the segment, talking about bike laws and bicycle safety. … Continue reading